What causes ADD?

ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) Theories have ranged from silly to scientific. Let’s look at a few popular theories: The bad child In 1920 Still published an article in the British medical journal Lancet and described children who exhibited symptoms of moral control, mischievousness and destructiveness. These children were born bad. The theory of genetics offer some credibility to...
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Understanding Memory

A common misconception of what memory is, is that the mind has the ability to make a photograph of experiences. In fact memory is more than what we consciously recall about events from the past. It is the way past events affect future functions. The brain is composed of spider web neural networks that fires patterns, called a neural net profile. When the neurons in our brain make connections,...
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Borderline Personality Disorders

The popular description of the borderline personality disorder (BPD) focuses on individuals who cannot tolerate routine, are incapable of insight, who are inclined to lead chaotic lives and who have little to no empathy with others. Friends and family suffer with them as they (the people around them) are the targets of rage. They exhibit unpredictable mood shifts and behaviour and the BPD blame...
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